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  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, May 2, the 122nd day of 2015. There are 243 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 2, 1945, the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin, and the Allies reported the surrender of German troops in Italy. On...
  • Vienna names square after Nelson Mandela

    The city of Vienna has decided to honor Nelson Mandela by naming a square after him. A city statement issued Thursday says the move recognizes Mandela's role as an "international example for civil courage and the fight for democracy." The "Nelson...
  • Glamazon Mama: Advice that could change the world

    Glamazon Mama: Advice that could change the world
    Motherhood has seriously altered my social calendar. I’ve traded runway shows for Disney On Ice, and by 9 p.m. I’m just as ready for bed as my infant. But a dinner invitation from a friend recently came along that I just couldn’t...
  • SAfrica: Charity, solidarity arise in anti-foreigner attacks

    Recent attacks on immigrants and their businesses in some parts of South Africa revealed anger over limited economic opportunities and a degree of intolerance, but they also gave rise to charity and solidarity. Police in KwaZulu-Natal, where the violence...
  • South Africa's image suffers after anti-immigrant attacks

    Only a few kilometers (miles) separate Alexandra, a gritty Johannesburg township where South Africans attacked immigrants last week, from Sandton, a district jammed with high-end stores, restaurants and gleaming office towers symbolizing the upper reaches...
  • A Mandela visits West Boca for A Spring of Hope

    A Mandela visits West Boca for A Spring of Hope
    It has been 10 years since a vacation turned into a mission for Brittany Helena Young and her mother Joanne Young. Their nonprofit A Spring of Hope is up and running and has already bored 27 well holes to bring clean water to rural schools in two...
  • Bill Clinton gets the band back together at Georgetown with eye on 2016

    WASHINGTON It was impossible to miss the reunion feel to former President Bill Clinton's speech on the merits of "radical inclusion" at Georgetown University on Tuesday, with so many former White House aides and Hillary Clinton presidential backers...
  • South African students must take movement to society for real progress

    South African students must take movement to society for real progress
    On April 9, a larger-than-life bronze statue of Cecil John Rhodes was removed from its perch at the University of Cape Town. Before the statue was hoisted into a truck and taken away, the black university students who had successfully demanded its removal...
  • Rainbow nation betrayed by attacks on immigrants in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG South Africa stands accused of betraying its human-rights ideals and African nations that aided the fight against apartheid after mobs repeatedly attacked foreigners and looted their stores. At least five people have died in clashes in the...
  • The legacies of Abraham Lincoln and Nelson Mandela

    When Nelson Mandela died in 2013, news headlines called him "the Lincoln of Africa." It is little wonder that modern journalists would make such a connection. Even today, 150 years since his untimely death at Ford's Theatre, Abraham Lincoln's legacy still...
  • Latest on Americas Summit: Obama misses out on group photo

    10:50 p.m. (0350 GMT, 11:50 p.m. EDT) Leaders at the Summit of the Americas gathered for a group photo after wrapping up public activities for the day. Well, most of them anyway. The summit's Panamanian hosts invited all heads of state to ride...